In the recent Democratic debate, Julián Castro raised the idea of ending the criminalization of crossing the border. It’s a good idea: prosecuting border crossings is stupid, cruel, and has a sordid, racist history. Let’s do it — then go much further.
Domenic Powell is a law student at the University of Pennsylvania and a former policy strategist for the American Civil Liberties Union.
We need to abolish ICE. Here’s how we could actually do it.
Even before Trump, the US had begun outsourcing key elements of immigration enforcement to Mexico.